Papel Picado, 50 Mexican Paper Flags on a String, Paper
These paper flags are found throughout Mexico on special occasions draped over the streets to announce the upcoming, existing or past fiesta. Papel picado means "picked paper" because it is traditionally chiseled while stacked in large pile...then each flag is individually strung on string to make a banner of paper flags. Very colorful, very festive and very Mexican!
5 packages of Day of the Dead motifs available
22 packages of Spring/Primavera motifs available
The second photo shows them in our shop window--bright and colorful.
One package includes five strings of 10 flags (50 flags) are $12.00.
state of origin: Puebla
dimensions: small: 9" by 7"